Teaching Experiences

Lecturer, Stanford University
CEE 101D/201D: Computations in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Summer 2012

  • Taught diverse group of students: matriculated and summer, undergraduate, masters, and PhD
  • Improved slides and developed new example problems
  • High scores on teaching evaluations (4.44/5 overall score)

Teaching Assistant, Stanford University
CEE 268: Groundwater Flow
Winter 2009/Summer 2009, Professor: Peter K. Kitanidis

  • Developed solutions and graded homework for 7 problem sets for 17 students
  • Taught a weekly Problem Section to introduce and improve problem solving strategies and clarify concepts conveyed in class
  • Held office hours for 3+ hours a week
  • Provided guest lecture on saltwater intrusion (Summer 2009)

Substitute Lecturer, Stanford University
CEE 101D/201D: Computations in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Fall 2009/2010/2011, Professor: Peter K. Kitanidis

  • Delivered several lectures and developed own in-class examples

Leadership Experiences

Facilitator, Management Matters, Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Stanford University
Jan - Mar 2014

  • Facilitate challenging scenarios and development of strategies for effectively managing people at various levels of an organization
  • Responsible for small, diverse group of attendees in break-out sessions. Trained as a facilitator.

Student Committee Member, CEE Department Faculty Search Committee, Stanford University
Feb - Mar 2012

  • Along with seven other fellow CEE doctoral students, interview the nine faculty position final candidates and discuss our findings with the Faculty Search Committee

Leadership Team Member, Educational Studies Program, Stanford University
Oct 2009 - Dec 2010

  • Day Manager for Spring 2010 and Fall 2010 Splash programs, an event where over 200 Stanford students teach hundreds of classes on a variety of topics to over 1200 middle school and high school students. Managed the program on one day: responsible for coordinating over 30 staff, over 100 teachers, and over 1000 students
  • Teacher Recruitment Team Lead for the Spring 2010 and Fall 2010 Splash
  • Member of the Underprivileged Student Recruitment Team, Fall 2009
  • Co-designed and co-taught the class ''Blue Gold: Making Water Drinkable'' at the Fall 2009, Spring 2010, and Fall 2010 Splash

Resident Assistant, Keough Hall, University of Notre Dame
Aug 2006 - May 2007

  • Responsible for the social, intellectual, and spiritual growth and well-being of 39 young men
  • Enhanced community, section unity, and personal investment in the dorm and the university

Student Appointee, Advisory Committee on Academic and Student Life, University of Notre Dame
Aug 2006 - May 2007

  • Advise the President, Provost, and VP for Student Affairs on how Notre Dame can best integrate its academic endeavors with its students' residential and social experience
  • Member of subcommittee to draft an articulation of the goal for the ''Moral and Ethical Character of Notre Dame Graduates''

Tutor, Robinson Community Learning Center, University of Notre Dame
Sep 2005 - Apr 2006, Sep 2006 - Mar 2007

  • Tutored an 8th-grader/high school freshman, 2 hours/week in math, social studies, and English

Freshmen Orientation Commissioner, Keough Hall, University of Notre Dame
Aug 2005

  • Led a staff of 15 and planned, organized, and orchestrated the weekend orientation program for over 85 incoming freshmen
  • ''Overall Top Program'' for male dorm (out of 14) - first time in dorm history

Student-Athlete, Men's Varsity Swim Team, University of Notre Dame
Aug 2003 - Apr 2005

  • 2005 Big East Conference Champions

Last updated: 5/22/2014